30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 night
7
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
8
Asheville
— 2 nights
9
Charleston
— 2 nights
10
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
12
Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
14
Newport
— 2 nights
15
Stowe
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Cleveland
— 1 night
18
Medora
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl District, stop by Powell's City of Books, get your game on at Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, thentake in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society, have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, thenwalk around Hoyt Arboretum, and finally take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill).

Plan my trip to Portland with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Las Vegas to Portland is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in Portland reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Historical Society ©
Oregon Historical Society
Pearl District ©
Pearl District

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour planner.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Seattle sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, thenget engrossed in the history at Institute of Texan Cultures, thencontemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio holiday maker app.

Getting from Seattle to San Antonio by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in San Antonio are much warmer (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Austin online visit planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 8th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then visit Bricktown.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City route builder app.

Getting from Austin to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in September: high temperatures in Oklahoma City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Bricktown ©
Bricktown
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 9th (Wed), witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, and finally examine the collection at The George Jones.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nashville road trip tool.

Fly from Oklahoma City to Nashville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Nashville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carter House ©
Carter House
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 10th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud, get in on the family fun at Arcade City, have some family-friendly fun at Four Sisters Old Time Photo, thencatch some excitement at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, thensample the fine beverages at Old Forge Distillery, and finally learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge attractions planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. In September in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster ©
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster
Arcade City ©
Arcade City
Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud ©
Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Of All Souls, get engrossed in the history at Smith-McDowell House Museum, thenstop by Brian Boggs, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at One World Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Asheville Drum Circle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wedge Brewing Company, thentake in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, thenshop like a local with Jonas Gerard Fine Art, and finally view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Asheville day trip tool.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Asheville in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Asheville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Of All Souls ©
Cathedral Of All Souls
Lexington Glassworks ©
Lexington Glassworks
Urban Trail ©
Urban Trail

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, contemplate the long history of Boone Hall Plantation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum, thenexplore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, and finally browse the exhibits of Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip maker.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in September, Charleston is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Boone Hall Plantation, Angel Oak Tree, Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine
Highlights from your plan
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Huntington Beach State Park and then explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator Adventure, and then make a trip to Barefoot Landing.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, North Myrtle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Huntington Beach State Park ©
Huntington Beach State Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, thenexplore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Williamsburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Williamsburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum ©
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to National Museum of African American History and Culture and National Portrait Gallery. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and wander the streets of Georgetown.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday maker.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, thenexplore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, thentake an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally wander the streets of Society Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia route planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 22nd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, thenexplore and take pictures at Ocean Drive Historic District, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Adams State Park. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Marble House, thenexamine the collection at Rosecliff, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Philadelphia to Newport in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in September; daily highs in Newport reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Elms ©
The Elms
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Marble House ©
Marble House

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Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Shelburne Farms, see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and then stroll through Burlington Bike Path. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest and then trek along Stowe Recreation Path.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Stowe holiday planner.

Drive from Newport to Stowe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Stowe when traveling from Newport in September, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelburne, Burlington Bike Path
Highlights from your plan
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): wander the streets of Strip District, get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, and then take a stroll through Mount Washington.

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You can fly from Stowe to Pittsburgh in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stowe in September, Pittsburgh is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Strip District ©
Strip District
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, thenhunt for treasures at West Side Market, and then examine the collection at A Christmas Story House.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland trip builder.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Cleveland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 28th (Mon), trek along Caprock-Coulee Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Medora trip builder.

Getting from Cleveland to Medora by combination of flight and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cleveland to Medora due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cleveland in September: high temperatures in Medora hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Caprock-Coulee Trail
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Caprock-Coulee Trail ©
Caprock-Coulee Trail

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, thenexplore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then trek along Presidential Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City route planner.

Getting from Medora to Rapid City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Medora in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Rapid City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Presidential Trail
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 1st (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rapid City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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